Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is based on experience
4 Year Degree
2 openings available.
National Cathedral School (NCS) announces a search for two full-time Lower School mathematics teachers (4th grade and 5th grade) for appointments beginning in August 2023. NCS math teachers help students embrace a love of mathematics while fostering critical-thinking and problem-solving skills within a nurturing environment. The successful candidate will use developmentally appropriate and differentiated instructional techniques that support, inspire, and challenge all learners. This position involves teaching three sections of 4th or 5th grade math and serving as a homeroom teacher to approximately 15 students.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported. As a result, the successful candidate will maintain a curriculum in which students see themselves represented and that uses students’ cultural knowledge to facilitate learning. The school expects candidates to have a willingness and ability to use differentiated instruction in the classroom. Teachers utilize a student-centered pedagogy and technology as a teaching tool as well as a student resource. NCS seeks an experienced classroom teacher who has a background in curricular and pedagogical innovation.
The Lower School day is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Other responsibilities include daily homeroom, regular grade-level team discussions and faculty meetings, rotating lunch, recess and dismissal duty, and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates hold a bachelor's degree and have relevant teaching experience. Candidates must also seek collaborative professional experiences, interact well with parents, and have experience working with upper elementary students. Salaries are competitive and based on experience, with a full benefits package including support for professional development.
National Cathedral School requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any boosters recommended and available to the general public, absent eligibility for medical or religious exemptions.
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About National Cathedral School
National Cathedral School for Girls serves 580 students in grades 4 through 12. Faculty and staff are curious intellectually, advocates of lifelong learning, flexible, collaborative, and view education as an engaging vocation. Students thrive in an intellectual environment and love to be challenged. NCS graduates are recognized as highly motivated and confident. Faculty and staff maintain a lively conversation about the meaning of all-girls education, an interest in pedagogy, and innovative uses of technology. As an Episcopal school, NCS welcomes people of all backgrounds and faiths while maintaining a close identity with Washington National Cathedral’s commitment to be a house of prayer for all people. Located in Northwest Washington on 57 beautiful acres, the Cathedral Close is home to NCS, St. Albans School for Boys, and Beauvoir: The National Cathedral Elementary School.
NCS is committed to leadership in multicultural education and a culturally diverse faculty and staff. The school therefore seeks applications from candidates who will contribute to an atmosphere in which all are valued and supported.